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‘Never again!’: Petition calls for tougher laws on drink driving after Spilsby man dies

A woman who survived an horrific crash that tragically cost the life of her father – a popular Spilsby greengrocer – is petitioning for a change in the drink drive laws.

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A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day can help people to live longer, according to new research.

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Andy, sat centre, preparing for the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race. ANL-170819-064044001

Skipper Andy from Skegness faces toughest challenge yet in round the world yacht race

A skipper who grew up in Skegness sets sail today in the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race.

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School choir from Skegness sings at teacher’s wedding

A school choir from Skegness did a first class job when they sang at their teacher’s wedding.

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Marking the Scouting centenary in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Scouts assemble to mark centenary

1st Skegness Scouts joined Scouts around the world in holding a Scouting Sunrise, 10 years ago.

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The Church Farm Museum (today, known as the Village Church Farm), in Skegness, in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Museum’s activity day

Here we again turn back the clock 10 years to 2007 and an activity day at the Village Church Farm, in Skegness.

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There are fears Skegness could be a target in a copycat attack after jihadi ploughed a van through crowds in Barcelona. ANL-170819-073329001

‘We’re ready for any eventuality’: Reassurance from police after claims Skegness ‘prime target’ for copycat ISIS attack

Skegness has been listed among 10 British seaside towns as a next ‘prime target’ after a Jihadi ploughed a van through crowds in Barcelona – but residents and visitors are being urged not to worry.

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Councils should not have to choose between cutting the grass and elderly relative out of bed , according to Coun Steve Kirk. ANL-170818-162149001

‘Breaking point’: Call for more cash for Skegness area services

Skegness is leading a campaign to get councils in Lincolnshire that are ‘starved of funds’ for vital services to join forces for a fairer deal.

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Witnesses sought after man suffers head injury in Skegness

Witnesses sought after man suffers head injury in Skegness

Police are looking for witnesses in Skegness after a man is thought to have smashed a car window, possibly with his head.

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Man in hospital after being arrested for being drunk and disorderly in Skegness

Man in hospital after being arrested for being drunk and disorderly in Skegness

A man was taken ill after being arrested for drunk and disorderly behaviour in Skegness this morning.

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False teeth have been taped to a tree in Hoylake Drive, Skegness. ANL-170818-132848001

Have you lost your teeth in Skegness?

Residents in Skegness have been chewing on a bizarre notice spotted on a tree asking if someone had lost their teeth.

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1st Hogsthorpe Brownies in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: That’s Entertainment as carnival returns

That’s Entertainment was the theme to Chapel St Leonards’ carnival weekend 10 years ago.

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Skegness Youth Centre in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Youth centre’s summer fun

Members of Skegness Youth Centre were enjoying a host of activities at the start of their summer holidays 10 years ago.

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UPDATE: Man dies and several injured in collision on A16 at East Keal near Spilsby

A man in the 20s has sadly died and four people were seriously injured in a two-vehicle collision on the A16.

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Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast may be doing themselves long term harm by not getting enough nutrients, warns new research.

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VIDEO: Owners of dog lost in Skegness say ‘thank you’

The owners of an eight-year-old Staffy cross who had been lost in Skegness since the weekend have said ‘thank you’ to the people who turned out to find him.

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Skegness Carnival 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Super effort from Hildreds

The Skegness carnival parade of 2007 had a theme of fictional characters.

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Lincolnshire A-level pass rate above national average

Provisional results from 34 out of 39 schools in the county show that Lincolnshire has continued to perform well and results are close to the UK average in many measures.

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999 Day at Skegness. L_R Mason Cooper 4, Sam Moore 7, Henry Cooper 7 and Jack Moore 5. Photo: MSKP-160817-4 ANL-170817-125033001

GALLERY: Highlights of Skegness Carnival Week 999 Day

Volunteers have breathed a sigh of relief there were no emergencies at the new venue for this year’s Skegness Carnival Week 999 day.

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Students at Queen Elizabeths Grammar School celebrating their A-Level results. ANL-170817-133423001

A-LEVEL RESULTS: Success for students at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School in Alford

Students in Alford rose to the challenge and are celebrating ‘impressive’ A-Level results.

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